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  • Ray Dolby dies at 80; engineer's sound system eliminated underlying noise

    Before an audio revolution in the mid-1960s, just about all music, dialogue and other sounds played on tape recordings had one thing in common: hiss. The bothersome, underlying noise seemed especially unavoidable during quiet passages on the once-...
  • An air of creative writing

    An air of creative writing
    How do you write Lin's Bin? Lin's Bin starts with a question. Is it OK to compliment a woman on her breasts? Where does the time go? Why are teenagers so cranky? The questions come from clueless frat boys, from wistful mothers, from grade school kids...
  • Film insurer's goal is to keep cameras rolling

    Film insurer's goal is to keep cameras rolling
    Filming on the next installment of "The Hunger Games" won't begin for another month, but Paul Holehouse already is assessing the risks. Holehouse will fly to Atlanta this week to check for asbestos in an old warehouse — one among many sites that...
  • Burbank film insurer's goal is to keep cameras rolling

    Burbank film insurer's goal is to keep cameras rolling
    Filming on the next installment of "The Hunger Games" won't begin for another month, but Paul Holehouse already is assessing the risks. Holehouse will fly to Atlanta this week to check for asbestos in an old warehouse — one among many sites that...
  • Film critic Peter Rainer reflects on a 30-year career

    Film critic Peter Rainer reflects on a 30-year career
    Peter Rainer, noted Christian Science Monitor film critic, Bloomberg News columnist and reviewer for NPR's FilmWeek, reflects upon his three-decade career in "Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era." Rainer,...
  • Composer Richard Wagner's 200th birthday will be marked worldwide

    Composer Richard Wagner's 200th birthday will be marked worldwide
    Richard Wagner -- the 19th century composer whose epic operas are considered to be among the greatest ever written and whose anti-Semitic views still cause controversy -- was born 200 years ago Wednesday in Leipzig, Germany. The composer's...
  • 'Unmade in China': Making a movie turns into a comedy of errors ★★★ 1/2

    'Unmade in China': Making a movie turns into a comedy of errors ★★★ 1/2
    Movies about the difficulty of making movies shouldn't work at all, really. The potential for navel-gazing is immense. The narcissistic insularity of the topic is potentially galling. Yet the best of these films, especially in the documentary realm,...
  • Philip X. "Phil" Kaltenbach, English teacher

    Philip X. "Phil" Kaltenbach, English teacher
    Philip X. "Phil" Kaltenbach, a former high school English teacher who later became an expert in the field of collectible comic books, died Tuesday at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Fla., while recovering from foot surgery. He was 63. The son...
  • Inglenook winery reborn in Napa Valley

    Inglenook winery reborn in Napa Valley
    Film director Francis Ford Coppola ("The Godfather" films and "Apocalypse Now") has reassembled the historic Inglenook winery in Napa Valley and restored the name to the historic property, which is open to the public for tours and wine tasting. Gustave...
  • Joseph Farrell dies at 76; introduced market testing to Hollywood

    Joseph Farrell dies at 76; introduced market testing to Hollywood
    As founder, chairman and chief executive of National Research Group Inc. from 1978 to 2003, movie market researcher Joseph Farrell introduced the concept of market testing to Hollywood, originating now-standard industry practices such as audience tracking...
  • G.D. Spradlin dies at 90; veteran character actor

    G.D. Spradlin dies at 90; veteran character actor
    Gervase Duan "G.D." Spradlin, a character actor best known for playing authority figures in television and films, including "The Godfather: Part II" and "Apocalypse Now," has died. He was 90. Spradlin died of natural causes at his cattle ranch in San...